Sculpture & Integrated Media

Sculpture & Integrated Media supports traditional, experimental, and interdisciplinary approaches to three-dimensional studio art practices.  Students use critical thinking exercises in a variety of applications and practices include woodworking, casting in concrete or plaster, welding and fabrication of metals, glass blowing or lampwork, found object assemblage, as well as new media applications of sound and video.

Sculpture & Integrated Media Material List

  Materials List

Classes not listed here will either have required materials in the class description, discuss needed materials during the first class, or the materials will be supplied.

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Course details (meeting times, tuition, etc.) are listed below.

Summer 2022 Course Descriptions

 9110 | Stained Glass | All Levels

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Sun , 7/10/2022 to 7/24/2022 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $230.00 | Friends: $215.00 | Sessions: 3

Learn the tools and processes for working with flat glass to create a stained-glass panel. Cutting glass, soldering, and fabrication using the copper foil technique will be covered. All tools including grinders, cutters, and soldering irons, and some foil, solder, and glass will be provided for small projects. You may provide colored glass of your choice; additional supplies available for purchase from the instructor during class. Please bring a bag lunch.

 9132 | Glass Beadmaking.1 | All Levels

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Nina "Sam" Hibler
Dates: Sat, 5/14/2022 to 5/14/2022 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Studio: Off Campus at the instructor's studio at 11916 Persuasion
Tuition: $160.00 | Friends: $145.00 | Sessions: 1

Explore the ancient art form of glass beadmaking utilizing open flamework techniques. Students will work with a "hot head" torch and soft glass as they learn the process of forming various types of beads, including donut beads, cylinder beads, textured beads, round beads, and half and half beads. Decorative additions such as dots, stringers, and colored frits will also be covered, as well as safety procedures and studio set-up. Includes materials; please bring a bag lunch. Prerequisite: Must be 18 years or older. Sat, May 14 | 9:00am - 3:00pm Location: Class will be held at the instructor's studio at 11916 Persuasion.

 9133 | Glass Flamework: Marble Making | All Levels

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Nina "Sam" Hibler
Dates: Sun , 5/15/2022 to 5/15/2022 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Studio: Off Campus at the instructor's studio at 11916 Persuasion
Tuition: $160.00 | Friends: $145.00 | Sessions: 1

This introductory class is perfect for anyone interested in learning open flamework technique but not interested in beadmaking. Students will learn all safety procedures for using dual fuel torches. Several different types and sizes of marbles including latticino marbles, inclusion marbles, and end of the day marbles will be covered. Includes materials; please bring a bag lunch. NOTE: Marbles made in class will need time to anneal and will need to be picked up from the instructor the next day. Prerequisite: Must be 18 years or older.

 9510a | Introduction to Welding | All Levels

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Tues & Thurs, 6/7/2022 to 6/23/2022 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $270.00 | Friends: $255.00 | Sessions: 6

Learn the basic skills required for welding metal-to-metal for use in simple repairs or sculptural projects. You will progress from simple arc welds to more sophisticated MIG welds. Scrap metal will be provided, or you can supply your own metal for specific projects. Please see SSA website for materials list.

 9510b | Introduction to Welding | All Levels

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Tues, 6/28/2022 to 8/2/2022 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $270.00 | Friends: $255.00 | Sessions: 6

Learn the basic skills required for welding metal-to-metal for use in simple repairs or sculptural projects. You will progress from simple arc welds to more sophisticated MIG welds. Scrap metal will be provided, or you can supply your own metal for specific projects. Please see SSA website for materials list.

 9511 | Welding Beyond Basics | Intermediate

Level: Intermediate | Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Wed, 6/8/2022 to 7/27/2022 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $320.00 | Friends: $305.00 | Sessions: 8

This class is for individuals who have previous experience welding but want time to hone skills, explore processes, and work on individual projects. Through practice, students will learn optimal welding settings required based on the materials being welded, to acquire an adequate welding bond. Students will also work on advanced projects from hinges, levelers, modular methods, and bending with stock materials. The class will also dig into calculating steel strength. Includes some tools and supplies; please see SSA website for a materials list.

 9604 | Woodworking: Hand Plane Fundamentals | All Levels

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Robert Balfour
Dates: Fri & Sat, 6/24/2022 to 6/25/2022 | See class description for times
Studio: Off Campus, Old School Makerspace, 2659 Eisenhauer Rd 
Tuition: $165.00 | Friends: $150.00 | Sessions: 2

Interested in learning the finer points of woodworking or have a plane that you need to learn to tune? Learn the common uses of various hand planes-bench, block, rabbet, router, and moulding planes-as the instructor demonstrates each type of plane aligning proper tool for a given task. You will have the opportunity to practice using planes in class as you dimension and edge a small (8 x 12") laminated hardwood cutting board all with hand woodworking tools. Time permitting, students will sharpen and tune one of their own personal planes with the instructor's guidance. Wood will be supplied; please see SSA website for a list of suggested tools. Fri, Jun 24 | 6:00 - 9:00pm & Sat, Jun 25 | 9:00am - 1:00pm Class will be held at Old School Makerspace, 2659 Eisenhauer Rd.

 

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